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    I have not been able to check any further back...

    I have not been able to check any further back yet to find a Baptism / parents for Anne Arnold.

    How could WFHS miss out all the Mills entries from their printed index ???

    Any help or advice...
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    Hi Again, I can see a number of you have...

    Hi Again,

    I can see a number of you have viewed my earlier post.

    My own family history society recently hosted a large free FH event and Wiltshire were there.

    I checked the Baptism for...
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    Mills Bishopstrow -Norton Bavant West Knoyle

    Hi members,
    Researching Richard Mills and Mills family in general from Bishopstrow Wiltshire in 1700s.

    Richard Mills and wife Elizabeth ( nee Hains born Norton Bavant) appear in 1841 census for...
  4. Thread: Confused

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    Confused

    There seems to be a lot more forums than there used to be.

    Is there anyway to organise so that the forums you use most are currently interested in come to the top of the page when you log in /...
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    Thanks Jan, I will do some digging thanks for...

    Thanks Jan,

    I will do some digging thanks for pointing me in the right direction to explore.

    How do we get our monicles? I am sure you are not a 'Daft Bat'.
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    Thanks Mutley, I may be able to use my library...

    Thanks Mutley,

    I may be able to use my library ticket to access the newspapers.
    I have found similar in the Bristol Papers and also a notice of an auction.

    Do you have a local library ticket...
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    Bristol Apprentice Records

    I have a Nicholas Trezise apprenticed to George Williams Watchmaker in 1804 and became Burgess of Bristol in 1812.
    I have downloaded the PDF for 1804 - 1808 from IR 1/72.

    Not finding any Bristol...
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    Watch Maker George Williams Bristol

    Surpirsed not to find a section on Clock and Watch makers under occupations.

    My GGG Grand Father Nicholas Trezise was apprenticed in 1804 to George Williams in Bristol as Watchmaker.

    Does...
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    Gibraltar Records port rotations crew lists

    My grandfather was a Merchantile Marine Officer but I found him travelling 3rd class on Oronsay arrived London Sept 1929 from Brisbane Australia. Had he taken a luxury holiday / cruise ?

    Turns...
  10. Thread: Pill Pilots

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    Pill Pilots

    Does anyone have any information or family connection with Pill Pilots

    In particular the family name of Dickens.

    Best Regards, Sloop
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    Dear Graylight, Glad to see you are keeping...

    Dear Graylight,

    Glad to see you are keeping this thread alive. Would be glad to hear from you or anyone else with a connection with Nicholas and Mary Shepard.
    Also great advice to refer anyone...
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    Yes I am always happy to find knew relatives. ...

    Yes I am always happy to find knew relatives.

    Still trying to find out from whence Elizabeth's parents came.
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    Military Records

    Don't forget to look at the medical records also.

    If your ancestors are like my man they will spend most of there service in sick bay or convalescing whilst in India.

    Sloop. :)
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    Companies of the Kings own in Zululand

    Further to my post earlier today :-

    Please can anyone suggest how to determine which company my ancestor was allocated to at any particular time ?

    It would be interesting to know if he was in...
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    Regimental History and Zulu Medal Role

    Hi all those interested in the King's Own Regiment in Zulu wars.

    Thought this excerpt from the Regiments webb site would be of interest.

    The King’s Own
    The 2nd Battalion 4th (The King’s Own...
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    Serrapis Picture, Regimental pictures,Baden P

    Ann,

    Was very interested in your reply to Freddie on 1 Dec 2008.

    Was overseas for a couple of weeks at the time.

    Would appreciate copies of any picture, etc. mentioned in that posting.
    I...
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    Freddie Ancestors Military Service

    Freddie,

    You can learn a lot about the movements of the Regiment by reading and noting down the information from all the posts on this thread.

    Ann Cestor in particular has listed in some detail...
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    Troop Ships returning from South Africa.

    Does anyone have any information about Troop ships returning from South Africa ( Simonstown ) to London in 1880.

    Or indeed how and where I could search for such records.

    Thanks SloopJB.
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    Regimental Movements and Actions

    Ann

    It must have been a lot of hard work compiling this.

    What were your sources ?

    Your relative was on the Serapis with my G Grandfather.
    I wonder if they were left in Greytown ?
    What...
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    Medal Roll

    Neil when was this medal roll compiled ?

    He was back at Preston in August 1880.
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    Bevan Marriage

    Thanks for confirming the Bevan Surname.

    The 1814 Llangefellach marriage is pre 1837 so I can not order a Marriage Certificate.

    SloopJB.
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    Regimental History

    Keith,

    Thank you very much for this information. Where did you find all this ?

    Is there any further details of campaigns, etc.

    The information fits my gg's records very well.

    Looks like...
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    Zulu Wars late 1870s and India in early 1880s

    Did not know where to post this although I know there has been some discussion of the Zulu Wars under this heading. Please forgive. How do we start a new heading is required ?

    My great grandfather...
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    Crew Lists

    Steph,

    If you think this entry for NZ is your man, it looks like the date was 1953 from the reference.

    Do you know which port he sailed from or where in NZ he landed ?

    Maybe the...
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    Hereford Record Office Lookup

    Thanks Vici1

    Hope your father is better.

    I agree about the Lilwal. I had assumed this was the spelling, but did not know it was a local place name. However it is always best to keep an open...
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